'Team Diana': The Crown fans left disappointed as Netflix hints Charles and Camilla's 2005 nuptials will be ma – Daily Mail

By Maria Chiorando For Mailonline


Production for Netflix‘s final series of The Crown in underway – but it appears some viewers are not excited about the latest instalment.
Taking to X (formerly Twitter), the team behind the smash hit royal drama shared an insight into the new season.
Its social media post featured an image from the upcoming series alongside a caption.
The caption said: ‘After six seasons, seven years and three casts, [The Crown] comes to an end later this year. 
‘We’ll be back with more soon, but here’s a hint at what’s to come in our final season.’
Netflix took to X (formerly Twitter) to share a sneak peek into the upcoming (and final) season of royal drama The Crown
Meanwhile, the image showed what looked like a church pew, upon which an order of service rested.
The document said: ‘Service of prayer and dedication following the marriage of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall.  St. George’s Chapel Windsor Castle. Saturday, 9th April, 2005 2.30 p.m.’
A number of viewers seemed disappointed with the apparent focus of the nuptials of Charles and Camilla, and the direction the post hinted the series may be going in. One wrote: ‘Team Diana.’
A second agreed, sharing the same sentiment in their response, which simply said: ‘Team Diana !!!’ 
Another added: ‘No I will not watch the last season.’
And a fourth simply wrote: ‘No.’  
Some viewers noted that they had enjoyed the earlier seasons more than the later ones, with some criticising the programme’s artistic license.
One said: ‘Loved the first two series. Let’s hope it’s a bit more realistic rather than showing the commodification of diana’s trauma from the deception of bashir and the media.’ 
The then-Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall pictured in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle after their wedding ceremony on April 9, 2005
Another wrote: ‘Will you finally admit that it´s fiction this time?’
However, others seemed more excited about the upcoming final series, including one keen viewer.
They wrote: ‘I have loved every scene, minute and second of this show. I’m gutted to say goodbye. Emotionally not prepared. But also ready. All I will say – is I hope Peter Morgan really is considering that prequel, so that we can see even more history from previous reigning monarchs.’ 
The official update comes several months after photos from the set of the upcoming series were seen, showing the filming of Charles’ and Camilla’s 2005 wedding ceremony. 
Actor Dominic West, playing Charles, was snapped at York Minster as scenes were shot representing the royal’s second marriage, with the location being used instead of St George’s Chapel in Windsor where the King and Camilla tied the knot.
Photos from the filming also showed actors portraying Prince William and Prince Harry, as well Camilla’s children Laura Lopes and Tom Parker Bowles on set. 

For some social media users, the Netflix post about the upcoming series seemed a little disappointing
Meanwhile the bride herself, who is portrayed by Olivia Williams, was nowhere to be seen in the snaps.   
It is understood Charles and Camilla’s nuptials will be portrayed in a positive way, with some working on the show hoping it will mean the public will be left with a ‘warm and happy’ feeling rather than outraged over how Princess Diana’s death, at the age of 36, was depicted. 
A source close to Netflix told the Mail at the time the photos were published: ‘For some months it has felt like the show has been goading the public by ghoulishly telling the story of Diana’s death in a heartless way, therefore causing upset to Princes William and Harry needlessly. 

While a number of viewers seemed somewhat critical about the upcoming season, some appear more enthusiastic 
‘So the decision to end it so nicely, Netflix hope, will change the perception that they want to be callous, they hope it will remove the bad taste from viewers’ mouths. 
‘Charles and Camilla’s wedding will be a true celebration and a really happy moment in the history of the monarchy. It also fits nicely into the King’s Coronation year. 
‘But there are some staff working on the programme who see this all as a cynical move to protect Netflix from leaving its audience really upset at retelling Diana’s tragic death.’ 
Imelda Staunton will reprise her role as Queen Elizabeth II, with Jonathan Pryce playing her husband Prince Philip.
Elizabeth Debicki will once again appear as Princess Diana in the build-up to her death, while Dominic West plays Prince Charles.
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